Whatever is in the kitchen cupboards
Literacy & Food Challenge:
A reminder that the literacy and food challenge will happen all week. Declutter your bookshelf and your cupboards, while doing something good for your community, too. Remember, all students and staff are eligible. Students and homeroom teachers bring your donations to your class reps, all other staff can come see Ms. Poirier.
A reminder to grade 7 band students that this week’s full band rehearsal will be held tomorrow
(Tuesday) from 12:35-1:15 pm. Please see Mrs. Peters before the rehearsal (please
don’t send a friend!) if you cannot attend for any reason.
Extra help for band students will be held on Wednesday this week from 3:00-4:15.
Students may also come in at that time to record playing tests.
A sign up sheet for Grade 8 Saxophone and Grade 8 Bass Clarinet auditions will
be posted in Google Classroom tomorrow (Tuesday).
Congratulations to the members of the 2019 PEI Intermediate Honours Band. There were 115 students in the band this year, representing 16 Island Intermediate
Schools. The band members spent many, many hours rehearsing over the weekend
under the direction of guest conductor Ardith Haley. On Saturday afternoon they
enjoyed a private concert by the Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy. The
Honours Band concert on Sunday afternoon at the Delta Prince Edward was an
amazing finale to a weekend of fun, friendship, music and learning. The 14
outstanding Stonepark representatives in the Honours Band this year were:
Ajit Balasundaram, Daelin Ross, Marissa Judson, Alexis MacKinnon, Jack MacFadyen,
Jayme-Lynn McIsaac, Anna Blanchard, Thomas Basso, Zoe Stewart, Sedef Altinok, Ifra
Zaidi, Sadie Ghiz, Ali MacNeill, and Julia Stavert.
The FOCUS ON CLIMATE CHANGE!
Climate Change Video Contest invites students (individually or in teams of up to 5 members) to use their imagination and video-making skills to make a short film (maximum 5 minutes) about climate change Focus Climate Change:. The contest is open to students in Grades 8-12. Students may submit videos in English or French or without dialogue at all (see our creative video examples on our site). Full details are available on our website at: https://kimberley-foundation.org/focus-main-page/.
There are great prizes to be won.
* $5,000 Grand Prize + $2,500 to the school*
* $2,500 Best Technical Realization Prize + $2,000 to the school*
* $2,500 Best Creativity Prize + $2,000 to the school*
* $2,500 Best Communication of Science / Social Impact Prize + $2,000 to the school*
* The 4 winners (individuals or teams) will walk the red carpet with their video publicly
screened in Vancouver, BC in May 2019 (Travel to the Vancouver screening by award
winners is included as part of the prize package).
* The prize given to the school of each winning team/individual must be used towards
arts, sciences or library acquisitions.
Our website has a dedicated Learn About Climate Change section dedicated to facts, websites, organizations, and innovations in the area of climate change and mitigation efforts that we hope can serve as a useful learning resource. We also host an amazing Student Film Library of climate change films produced by students last year. From stop animation to live action to narrative and documentary, there is diverse selection of inspiring, thought provoking and informative films. For your information, the Kimberley Foundation is a charitable not-for-profit organization registered in the Province of British Columbia whose aim to support unique, self-directed learning experiences that will help change the world.
No intramurals today because of Assembly
Lunch Time Soccer League:
Any students interested in putting a team in 2019 LSL – please see Mr. Harkness, Noor or Izzy
Will be running this year starting Saturday, March 30th/2019 at East Wiltshire Intermediate School. There will be 8 sessions, each session will be 1 hour and consist of drills and skills followed by a game. The cost of the program will be $40 with limited space available. Registration will be Saturday, February 23 (10am – 12 noon) at East Wiltshire Intermediate School. Storm date registration: Saturday, March 2nd (10am – 12 noon). You can add see Mrs. Steele for more information.